Le’Veon Bell says he smoked marijuana earlier than video games

Free agent operating again Le’Veon Bell admitted that he smoked marijuana earlier than NFL video games.

Bell, who final performed within the NFL in 2021, opened up on the “Metal Right here” podcast, which focuses on the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bell performed for Pittsburgh from 2013-17, then sat out the 2018 season amid a contractual battle with the group

“Wanting again on this, that is what I did,” Bell mentioned. “After I was enjoying soccer, I smoked, bro. Even earlier than the video games, I might smoke and I might go on the market and run for 150, two (touchdowns).”

When Bell lastly left the Steelers, he performed for the New York Jets in 2019 and two video games in 2020. The Jets‘ coach on the time was Adam Gase, who got here below criticism from Bell on the podcast

“Bro, we get to New York, and that is while you immediately discover out that head coaches make an enormous distinction,” Bell mentioned. “As quickly as I get to New York I discover that out like the primary week. …

“Bro, the group wasn’t that nice, do not get me flawed, however I really feel like if Coach (Mike) Tomlin (of the Steelers) was teaching that group, we win 9 video games at the least. It is to the purpose the place (ex-Jets quarterback) Sam Darnold do not even know just like the precise line’s protections as a result of he is so confused about our offense as a result of the coach is complicated him.

Bell, 31, added that Gase was “horrible” at calling performs.

The Jets went 7-9 in 2019, with Bell producing 789 yards and three touchdowns on 245 carries

New York launched Bell on Oct. 14, 2020, after getting 19 carries for 74 yards that 12 months. He signed with the Chiefs three days later and added 254 yards and two touchdowns on 63 carries in 9 video games with Kansas Metropolis. Bell appeared in a single playoff recreation throughout the Chiefs’ run to the Tremendous Bowl, speeding twice for six yards.

In 2021, Bell performed 5 video games for the Baltimore Ravens and three for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, totaling 39 carries for 101 yards and two scores.

Throughout his Steelers tenure, Bell was a three-time Professional Bowl choice and two-time All-Professional. In 96 profession NFL video games (81 begins), Bell ran 1,595 occasions for six,554 yards and 42 touchdowns

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